The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Support role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Server Support in their job title over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support
Rank 230 243 242
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 27 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.030% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.032% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 27 2 8
Average salary £37,500 £23,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.04% -41.02%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Server Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7047 6326 6839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.24% 94.52% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5953 5440 5905
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Server Support in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Server Support
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Server Support across the North West region.

Server Support Salary Trend in the North West

Server Support
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Server Support across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Server Support Salary Histogram in the North West

Server Support
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Support within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 14 £36,000 - 2
Cheshire - 10 £43,750 - 2
Merseyside +19 3 £23,500 +2.17%
Server Support
England

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Server Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Server Support in their job title.

1 56 (93.33%) Windows
2 45 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (63.33%) VMware
4 37 (61.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 31 (51.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 30 (50.00%) Citrix
8 29 (48.33%) Finance
9 28 (46.67%) Change Control
10 25 (41.67%) VMS
11 24 (40.00%) ITIL
12 21 (35.00%) MCTS
12 21 (35.00%) MCITP
13 20 (33.33%) Windows 2000
13 20 (33.33%) Change Management
14 17 (28.33%) CCA
14 17 (28.33%) Citrix Certification
14 17 (28.33%) VMware ESX
14 17 (28.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 16 (26.67%) MCSE
16 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
16 14 (23.33%) Hyper-V
17 12 (20.00%) Windows 7
17 12 (20.00%) MCP
18 11 (18.33%) Windows XP
18 11 (18.33%) Manufacturing
19 7 (11.67%) UNIX
19 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
20 6 (10.00%) Linux
20 6 (10.00%) HP

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Server Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Server Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.33%) IIS
2 2 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) SAN
2 4 (6.67%) DNS
3 2 (3.33%) VoIP
3 2 (3.33%) DHCP
3 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.33%) Internet
4 1 (1.67%) VLAN
4 1 (1.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.33%) MySQL
General
1 29 (48.33%) Finance
2 11 (18.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.33%) Statistics
2 2 (3.33%) CMDB
2 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 56 (93.33%) Windows
2 45 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (61.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (41.67%) VMS
5 20 (33.33%) Windows 2000
6 12 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 11 (18.33%) Windows XP
8 7 (11.67%) UNIX
9 6 (10.00%) Linux
9 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (5.00%) AIX
11 2 (3.33%) Solaris
11 2 (3.33%) SUSE
11 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (46.67%) Change Control
2 24 (40.00%) ITIL
3 20 (33.33%) Change Management
4 5 (8.33%) Release Management
5 4 (6.67%) Performance Management
6 3 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.00%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.33%) Benchmarking
7 2 (3.33%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.33%) Project Management
7 2 (3.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.33%) Service Continuity Management
7 2 (3.33%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.67%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.67%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.67%) Matrix Management
8 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (1.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.67%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (35.00%) MCTS
2 21 (35.00%) MCITP
3 17 (28.33%) CCA
3 17 (28.33%) Citrix Certification
4 16 (26.67%) MCSE
5 12 (20.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (51.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (28.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 17 (28.33%) VMware ESX
3 14 (23.33%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 38 (63.33%) VMware
2 30 (50.00%) Citrix
3 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.00%) HP
5 3 (5.00%) IBM
5 3 (5.00%) Symantec
5 3 (5.00%) 3PAR
6 2 (3.33%) NetApp
6 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle
7 1 (1.67%) Cisco
7 1 (1.67%) Dell
Manchester, Lancashire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £33500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 10 days ago